Community News & Notes
The Kenny Cline Memorial Scramble, the 11th Annual Elks Golf Tournament open to Elks members and guests, will be Saturday, Aug. 7.This will be a scramble format with a men’s and ladies longest drive, closest to the pin and team prizes; $400 for first, $200 for second, $100 for third. Cost is $70 per person, including green fees and cart and 6 p.m. dinner at the Elks LodgeThere will be a shotgun start at 1 p.m. with a putting contest from noon to 12:45. Proceeds to benefit youth programs sponsored by Glenwood Springs Elks Lodge #2286. Limited to 60 golfers.
In this tough economy more families than ever are in need of our community’s generosity. Please help the New Castle River Center’s Back to School Children’s Clothing and School Supply Drive on Aug. 21. Call 379-4429 or 987-3710 for a list of needed items. Donations will be taken between 6 and 8 p.m. on Aug. 16-20 at the River Center, 126 N. Fourth St. in New Castle. Doors will open Aug. 21 at the River Center between 9 a.m. and Noon for distribution.
The Valley View Hospital Green Team is sponsoring a showing of the movie “Tapped” on Friday, Aug. 13. The film will show continuously from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the third floor conference room, near the new cafeteria. “Tapped” examines the economic, social, and environmental realities of bottled water and is being shown as part of the hospital’s Green Team initiative to reduce bottled water consumption and the resultant plastic bottle waste stream.The public is welcome to stop by and view even 15 minutes of this powerful documentary. There is no charge.
Lunch & Learn – Managing Childhood Asthma: A Team ApproachAug. 12, noon to 1 p.m., Grand River Hospital and Medical Center Conference CenterPresented by LuAnn Moss, registered respiratory therapistLuAnn will talk about identifying asthma triggers, managing asthma medications, knowing the signs of an asthma attack, developing an action plan, and proper use of a peak flow meter.Presentation is free, and light lunch will be served, but you must RSVP to ensure a spot, 625-6200.
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UPDATE 5:27 p.m. — Interstate 70 through Glenwood Canyon has reopened in both directions Saturday evening after a safety closure due to a flash flood warning. There were no reported mud/debris slides.